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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany your home away from home

The region of Saxony-Anhlat is in the central north east of Germany and is one of 16 member states. It was formerly part of the Federal state of East Germany. The capital of the region is the beautiful town of Magdeburg. This scenic area is due in part to its location on the banks of the Elbe and Saale rivers and is at the heart of German history. The Reformation began at Wittenberg where Martin Luther taught at the university. Saxony-Anhalt includes the Harz Mountains and the Saale-Unstut region to the southeast of the mountains is dotted with castles. Further north are the fertile Magdeburger Börde and the Altmark heathlands.

Things to Do in Saxony-Anhalt

Go wine-tasting in the vineyards of the Saale and Unstrut region which are the most northerly wine growing areas in Germany. Take a guided tour of the winery before sampling the local produce. For quieter days out, stroll along the riverbanks of the Elbe with its meadows filled with wildlife. Tour the delightful towns from your holiday rental in Saxony-Anhalt by car, walking, cycling or on a guided tour. See the impressive architecture and learn about the history of this lovely area. Many cathedrals and towns are associated with Martin Luther and provide cultural and educational visits.

Places to Visit in Saxony-Anhalt

Magdeburg, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, is a leafy town packed with historical buildings in its shady tree-lined streets. The Magdeburg Cathedral and the Monastery of our Lady are the most important landmarks. Halle has a wonderfully preserved town of bourgeois buildings which just beg to be photographed. The splendid town of Wernigerode has just celebrated its 775th anniversary and has a delightful collection of half-timbered houses including the Smallest House, the Crooked House and the ornate Town Hall. Visitors should include the remarkable landscape gardens of Dessau-Wörlitz, the medieval town of Quedlinburg, the largest preservation area in Germany and the fascinating Bauhaus "master houses" in Dessau to their list of must-see places in Saxony-Anhalt. They are all listed UNESCO World Heritage sites. Merseberg was a seat of royalty and has a multi-turreted cathedral and a castle overlooking the scenic River Saale.

Weather in Saxony-Anhalt

The Saxony-Anhalt region has hot sunny summers reaching an average 24°C (75°F) in July. During the winter, temperatures drop below freezing with snowfall. The area may have showery rain in any season.

Travel to Saxony-Anhalt

The nearest major airport to your Saxony-Anhalt holiday rental is Tegel (TXL) International Airport in Berlin. It is 119km from the centre of Magdeburg. Another major airport serving this lovely area is Hanover Langenhagen (HAJ) International Airport. Both airports have regular cheap flights from all over Europe.

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            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                      Apartment #2233799
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                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          Apartment #2464368
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                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                              Excellent! 4.5/5
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                              Apartment #2019082
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                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                House #2029108
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                                  Excellent! 4.3/5
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                                  Apartment #752666
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                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                        House #2409683
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                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                              Multiple rentals Apartment #529040
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                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                            Cabin #2418876
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                              Apartment #2467359
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                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                House #2554191
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                                                                  Multiple rentals Apartment #2480938
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                                                                    Multiple rentals Apartment #506473
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                                                                            Apartment #2464850
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                                                                              House #2605473
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                                                                                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                                                House #24937
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                                                                                  Bungalow #505444
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                                                                                    House #2570862
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                                                                                      Apartment #2384304
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                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                        House #2365804
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                                                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #2450875
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                                                                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2480938
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                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                                              House #512462
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                                                                                                House #2572248
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                                                                                                  Farmhouse #2364295
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                                                                                                    Apartment #2496349
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                                                                                                    Recent Reviews

                                                                                                    Fairytale house in a fairytale town

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We stayed here five nights and could have stayed forever. It didn’t feel like a holiday cottage; it really felt like home. The house has recently been renovated (as eco-friendly as possible), and it’s uncluttered, comfortable and calm – a really easy place to be. The kitchen has everything you need to cook for yourself, which is handy in Quedlinburg where eating out can be expensive and you can find your holiday costs quickly mounting up. There’s a practical walk-in shower, great beds, and quality bedding and towels on tap. Windows flood the upper two floors with light, while also keeping sound out, so that although the cottage stands beside a church, you’re not disturbed by the chiming of bells. The owner is welcoming, friendly, and on hand to help if you need it. We had a wonderful time here and wouldn’t hesitate to go back. Thanks!
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2014
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Aug 2014